Quick Coconut Soup

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by KelBel

Another outstanding recipe from cooking light. Tastes like Tom Kha (Thai coconut soup) without all of the expense and fancy ingredients.

Top Review by Natalia 3

I'm giving this 5 star rating with one stipulation - additional lime (or lemon) juice! Without the lemongrass, it seemed to be missing something. I listened to my brother for once and brought out some sliced lemons. (Lime would've been good, but I only bought one for the recipe and had already used it up.) Everyone squeezed it into their soup. It went from 3 stars to 5! A great alternative to restaurant thai soup which usually contains MSG.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine the first 7 ingredients in a medium saucepan, and bring mixture to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer, uncovered, 10 minutes.
  2. Remove from heat; stir in coconut milk, onions, chopped cilantro, and lime juice. Spoon rice into a soup bowl; ladle soup over rice.

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